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CBS
Oct 8, 2012 6:00am EDT
romney both campaigning in the swing states, but let's hear how their surrogates did on sunday talk shows, next. >> keep it here, you are watching 9news now. >>> here's a quick look at some of the things closed on there columbus day holiday. dc parking is free, no meter enforcement, trash and recycling, resumes tomorrow. >> schools and libraries are also closed today. join us and send your message of support to our wounded warriors at uso.org. the uso. until every one comes home. >>> back. we are following breaking news out of silver spring maryland. there has been a police involved shooting. montgomery county police responded to a home of a man who is making threats. >> kristen fisher joins us live from the scene with the very latest. good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning. it is a very active crime subpoena as montgomery county police continue to investigate what happened at the same time as the suspect as a suspect who was shot by police is fighting for his life. this investigation is continuing. you can see exactly what is happening. i just got off the phone with captain paul
MSNBC
Oct 8, 2012 2:00am PDT
the debate, romney is within two points of the president. and tomorrow, both candidates head to ohio, battleground ohio, where early voting is already under way. tomorrow is the last day to register to vote there. veronica? >> thank you. mitt romney will deliver that major policy speech before noon eastern, but the obama campaign is issuing a preemptive strike with this new tv ad criticizing the republican candidate's past foreign policy faux pas. take a look. >> reckless. amateurish. that's what news media and fellow republicans called mitt romney's gaffe-filled july tour of england, israel, and poland, when our u.s. diplomats were attacked in libya, "the new york times" said romney's response showed an extraordinary lack of presidential character. >> the obama campaign said this will be romney's seventh speech on foreign policy. >>> venezuelan president hugo chavez gets to keep his job for another seven years, but his re-election came in the slimmest margin ever in his nearly 14 years in power. he won just 54% of the vote. actor danny glover, a longtime supporter of chavez, was on
CBS
Oct 9, 2012 4:30am EDT
four weeks away and the presidential race is tighter than ever. >> both m.i.t. romney and the -- mitt romney and the president will be campaigning in ohio. many believe that battleground state could make or break either candidate. tara mergener has more. >> reporter: president obama is urging supporters to get almost obsessive about his reelection. >> so i need you in this election. the next 29 days. we cannot afford to be complacent. >> reporter: the president wrapped up a california fund raising blitz in san francisco. he asked donors to send e-mails and make phone calls to people in swing states who will decide the election. >> but we have to understand we've got a lot more to do and if we don't do it, then change won't happen. >> reporter: republican nominee mitt romney heads to middle america today for more campaign rallies. last week's debate reenergized his campaign and now he has the numbers to prove it. in a research center poll last month, romney trailed president obama by eight points. 51% to 43%. but a new poll taken after the presidential debate last week shows him ahead
NBC
Oct 10, 2012 5:00pm EDT
. romney trimmed the advantage to four points. both respond to this ad about romney's plan to cut subsidies. >> someone is finally tough on big bird. >> he is focused on saving big bird. kind of a strange thing. i'm focused on helping the americnan people get good jobs. >> joe biden ahd his opponent debate tomorrow night. the big bird attack is not the only ad. both campaigns and outside groups pour money into battlegrounds as early absentee states -- the most saturated markets are ohio, wisconsin, florida, colorado -- and the most targeted is orlando. sausage or pepperoni? a lifetime of free pizza, one large pie a week, to anyone who poses the question to barack obama or mitt romney. it has to happen in the live debate next tuesday. this is drawing criticism from thousands of viewers who want to hear about the economy, health care, and serious issues. >> more fallout for lance armstrong. about a dozen of his former teammates testified against him in a government investigation. it was "the most sophisticated doping program the sport has ever seen." case is part of the usda's against him, er
CBS
Oct 12, 2012 4:00am PDT
. not surprisingly both sides claimed victory. mitt romney's campaign said biden seemed off balance and strange. the president's team said the debate exposed the risk of electing a romney/ryan ticket. the candidatesalso disagreed over foreign policy. congressman ryan pointing to the death of four americans in libya as an indication of weakness abroad while biden said romney's campaign talks first before they know what the facts are. reporting live in danville, i'm randall pinkston. >>> that cbs news poll found the overall impressions of both vice presidential candidate improved after the debate. 55% think biden is somebody they can relate to. 48% think ryan is. both candidates on how uncommitted voters feel about them as being effective president. we break down last night's face off. >> reporter: joe biden came out very aggressive in this debate and maintained that tone throughout. to republicans he was rude. they were using the word unhinged, complaining about his smirking. for democrats it's exactly what they wanted to see. a week ago president obama was very passive in his debate against mit
NBC
Oct 9, 2012 5:00am EDT
and their spouses are making a strong push in the state. mitt romney and his wife ann both made multiple campaign stops there yesterday. the first lady's event opens to on the public 2:45 this afternoon. >> president obama will try to appeal to young voters again today. he'll visit ohio state university in columbus. he's been to more than 30 college campuses this year alone. this will be his fourth visit to a campus in ohio in recent weeks. the president flies to the battleground state from california where a series of fund-raisers helped generate millions of dollars for his campaign. >>> republicans are focusing on another battleground state, north carolina. senator john mccain and house speaker john boehner are some of the gop leaders who will campaign for mitt romney in the tar heel state. the republican presidential nominee will visit north carolina later in the week. he campaigned in virginia yesterday. romney criticized president obama's foreign policy. he also vowed to be tougher on iran and help rebel forces in syria. foreign policy will be the focus of the next presidential debate which
CNN
Oct 9, 2012 2:00am PDT
. mitt romney holds rallies in both ohio and iowa. and i want to take another look at those two polls that everyone is talking about this morning. they seem to paint different pictures of this race. the pew research center gives mitt romney a four-point lead over president obama. 49% to 45%. that survey did include more likely voters who identify themselves as republicans. however, the latest gallup tracking poll has president obama leading mitt romney 50% to 45%. this poll does include voters who were surveyed before the presidential debate which most voters say romney won though interestingly enough, it showed movement toward obama yesterday. all right. hard to keep track of. there's a lot going on here. cnn political reporter peter hamby joins us live from washington. please, peter, make sense of this for us. >> okay. these are the first two real credible polls we've seen since the debate. the bottom line here is there's movement in both toward mitt romney. you're right. the gallup poll had about three days of sampling before the debate that showed obama winning. after the debate,
CBS
Oct 11, 2012 6:00pm EDT
them, i think they're making a mistake. this is about governor romney and president obama. i think they'll both focus on thatch. >> reporter: it's a dual challenge. steal the stage for tonight and set the stage for their running mates for the rest of the campaign. >> when the debate starts at 9:00 tonight, tune into wusa9 to hear what the candidates have to say. at the same time join us online at www.wusa9.com to read what usa today reporters are saying about the debate in a live blog. you can take part in our conversation with us through facebook and twitter. at 11:00 i'll be here to fact check the debate with the usa today political team. it's going to be a long night, an exciting night full of information. we'll watch it all the way through. derek, for now back to you in the studio. >>> right now one of the presidential candidates making his case to voters in north carolina. it's mitt romney who is holding the rally in asheville all set to be joined by congressman john boehner. former arkansas governor mike huckabee and country singer ronny millsap are also scheduled. the republican
FOX
Oct 12, 2012 9:00am EDT
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ABC
Oct 8, 2012 5:00pm EDT
is underway right now. >> coming up tonight -- the issue mitt romney is pushing hard on the campaign trail today. >> hi diane. happy monday. to the election. it was a brand new race for both campaigns. >> it really is. governor romney charging forward today on foriegn policy. and the president is building up pressure for a comeback. we have more on that tonight. >> i know you also have more on that crazy nascar crash everyone is talking about. >> 25 cars piled up in the final lap. we know that this happens in the highways, too. we decided to find out if we could learn more about surviving these collisions. >> you can watch those stories and more tonight on world news after abc7 news at 6:00. >> in montgomery county, a truck hit a tree and ended up on top of i suv. this happened at 7:30 this morning. no one was injured but the road was shut down for a while as crews clear the scene -- crews cleared the scene. >> it looks like pepco may have dodged a bullet tonight. the utility company has reportedly reached a tentative agreement with the international brotherhood of electrical workers. pepc
NBC
Oct 11, 2012 9:00am EDT
. and i think another thing that was interesting, as well, leaning on a compass, it seems like mrs. romney and mrs. obama both really are spiritual. and they look to a higher source, right? >> yeah. what became clear in these interviews, they both prayed daily. in different ways, but michelle obama said you can't be in this job and not lean on a higher power. as she talked about how she invokes that with daily prayer and how they pray at meal time with their kids. and ann romney talked about how she prays while she's working out in the morning. >> mrs. romney, i understand this is your first time meeting her. i've interviewed her, as well. what did you think about her? first impression? >> you know, she's lovely. she's warm and honestly she's more open than a lot of political wives or candidates that i've interviewed in the past, which i really appreciated. and i know "good housekeeping" readers will appreciate it. >> she brought you to tears. >> she was talking about the early days when she found out she had a mass -- before it was over, i had a few tears in my eyes too. she was very symp
CBS
Oct 10, 2012 6:00am EDT
. >> what does paul ryan need to do to keep the momentum going that mitt romney accelerated last week? >> both these candidates are really smart guys that know washington, know how buckets work. -- budgets work. that's what paul ryan's specialty is. he has to show his expertise. this is a great opportunity for him to introduce himself to the american people again and to show take he's somebody that we can credibly believe is one heart beat away frbing president -- from being president. >> we don't vote for vice president. we do vote for them but you know what i'm saying. that's not why you go to the polls and elect the top of the ticket. does the debate really mean that much in the long run? >> typically these debates are memorable for gaffes and faults. >> joe biden has provided us many. >> but he's a great debater. he was fantastic four years ago and walk add fine line against a candidate that was considered to be a lightweight. so he had to show that he was one, a heavy which he was but not crush her. he did both of those things. he backed up the president's positions. it was a lit
FOX
Oct 11, 2012 5:00pm EDT
'm barack obama, and i approve this message. [ femalele announcer ] he says... president obama and i both care about poor and middle-class families. [ female announcer ] but this is what the budget plan mitt romney supports actually does. more huge tax breaks skewed to the wealthy. while cutting nearly eight hundred billion from medicaid... even though middle-class families rely on medicaid to help loved ones cover nursing-home care. and it helps parents support children with disabilities. if mitt romney really "cares," wouldn't we see it in his priorities? when president obama couldn't. first, my energy independence policy means more than three million new jobs. many of them in manufacturing. my tax reform plan to lower rates for the middle class and for small business creates seven million more. and expanding trade, cracking down on china, and improving job training takes us to over 12 million new jobs. i'm mitt romney, and i approve this message. take away his toys and he'll toplay with a stick.ew jobs. take away their bikes and they'll still find a way to get where they're going. but
NBC
Oct 8, 2012 6:00pm EDT
kaine, same is true of the people who vote for mitt romney will vote for george allen. both candidates are really looking for those potential crossovers, potential switchover voters. >> reporter: now, that debate sartz starts at 8:00 tonight. i'll have a full report on news4 at 11:00. julie carey, news4. >>> we have breaking news out of pennsylvania tonight. jerry sandusky is speaking out hours before he is scheduled to be sentenced on those sexual abuse charges. sandusky maintains his innocence in the statement that was released just moments ago and says, quote, they can treat me as a monster, but they can't take away my heart. in my heart, i know i did not do these alleged disgusting acts. sandusky will be sentenced tomorrow after being convicted in june on 45 counts of child sexual abuse. >>> the police are investigating an extreme case of bullying at a school in southern virginia. six male students in castlewood, virginia, are accused of sexually assaulting other high school students off school property. police believe it's been going on since back in may. they've been allowed back
FOX
Oct 9, 2012 7:00am EDT
to gallup. the landscape is changing quickly. both campaigns are trying to take advantage. mitt romney may have had more spring in his step yesterday as he spoke to the virginia military institute. he went after what has been president obama's strong suit in many polls, foreign policy. and he spoke about last month's attack on the u.s. consulate in libya in a world he says is now more dangerous. >> this latest assault can be blamed on a video insulting islam, despite the administration's attempts to convince us of that for so long. no, the administration has conceded these were the deliberate work of terrorists. >> reporter: the president spent much of his day preaching to the converted at california fundraisers. it helped pad his campaign coffers. he reminded his faithful that the race is extremely tight and right around the corner. >> so i need you in this election, the next 29 days. we cannot afford to be complacent and we cannot afford to be cynics. we have to look back at the progress we've made and that should give us confidence. >> reporter: but that confidence may have been shaken
CBS
Oct 12, 2012 11:00pm EDT
a spirited vice presidential debate, both candidates were back on the campaign trail today. paul ryan stopped for breakfast with his family before teaming up with mitt romney in ohio. romney used an earlier virginia rally to praise his running mate's performance. >> there was one person on stage last night who was thoughtful and respectful, steady and poised. >> in the meantime, the obama campaign says vice president biden walked away with the win. but today the white hse has to defend his answer about the deadly attack in libya. biden said they were told more security was wanted at that consulate. but earlier this week, former security officials testified they had asked for more manpower. >> matters of security personnel are appropriately discussed and decided upon at the state department by those responsible for it. >> libya is among the issues that both presidential candidates are going to discuss on tuesday. president obama will spend the next few days in williamsbur virginia preparing for next week's debate. romney planned a campaign stop in ohio on saturday. if you're going to plan on v
NBC
Oct 10, 2012 4:00pm EDT
can choose which one they punch or punch both of them. >> i feel a little guilty about punching romney and obama. please don't take offense to that. >> i won't say who i was punching harder, but i was punching one of the candidates right in the face and it felt good. >> i think it's fun. it's a great thing to do in d.c. people are so politically inclined, involved, active. i think it made it more fun. >> this is what's happening right now in our country. everyone talks about it. but adding that spin to your workout, you're going to work out a little bit harder because it's something you're passionate about. >> taking out their political frustrations there. hey, the fit for office class is free to the public at some washington sports clubs. in virginia, this month only. >>> for a list of locations go to our website nbcwashington.com. >>> still to come on news4 at 4:00, a heated fight involving lindsay lohan and her mother, how the drama started in manhattan and ended with police at lohan's mother's house in the suburbs. >>> caught on tape, a man struck by an suv. but it's what happens n
NBC
Oct 7, 2012 8:00am EDT
. >>> and now to politics. both president obama and governor romney are trying to make their case to the nation as they hit their final stretch and they're not the only ones squaring off these days. john stewart and bill o'reilly are doing it as well. mike viqueira has more now from the white house. good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you, jenna. both candidates are pouring it on now, raising big piles of campaign cash and playing to ever bigger crowds. this with 30 days to go to the finish line. momentum off his debate's success, mitt romney kept the heat on the president last night in florida. >> he said, you know, you can't fix washington from the inside. you can only fix it from the outside. we'll give him that chance on november. >> reporter: the romney campaign says it's taken in $12 million in campaign cash. while the obama campaign reported a record monthly haul, $181 million in september, tops for either campaign this year. in his weekly address the president touted another september number, the unexpected drop in the jobless rate. >> friday we learned the unemployment rate is a
NBC
Oct 12, 2012 5:00pm EDT
for the white house, the day after the vice- presidential debate and both sides are claiming they have one. romney is claiming that biden get to a cover-up about the murder of the u.s. ambassador and three others in libya. we of our commitment to a thousand of them date from cincinnati tonight. hi, steve. >> good evening from cincinnati, ohio. in a keyboard or roasted, this is a great place to eat and a great place to gauge the effect of last night's debate. the election could hinge on hamilton county, ohio. this is a local lunch favorite, but they are switching between parties. republicans are relieved today. >> last night's debate? >> congressman ryan held his own. >> i will vote for obama. period. last night just convinced me. >> paul ryan was up beat this morning. >> job growth in september was lower than august. "joe biden smiled a lot. some say condescendingly. >> 5.2 million new private- sector jobs. >> he denied they covered up an al qaeda attack. >> the intelligence committee told us that. as they learn more fact, they changed their assessment. >> president obama was pleased. >> i
ABC
Oct 9, 2012 7:00am EDT
win. and both president obama and mitt romney head to the crucial battleground state of ohio today. >>> also, more fallout from the nasty wedding brawl, all caught on tape. one of the guests is now charged. and new pictures of the bride just moments after the mayhem. look at that. >>> and we also are hearing the death threats with "dancing with the stars." big emotion for bristol palin, under so much strain right now. and mysterious white powder sent to her. we're going inside that story. >> that's strange. >>> let's get right to jerry sandusky. he's speaking out before his sentencing this morning, convicted on 45 counts of sexual abuse. sandusky still insists he's innocent. abc's jim avila has been covering this story from the start. he's outside the pennsylvania courtroom, where sandusky will appear later today. good morning, jim. >> reporter: good morning, george. we expect from his attorneys and also from his public statement last night that jerry sandusky will be defiant and also unapologetic this morning. and now, abc news has obtained a portion of what one of his victims is
NBC
Oct 9, 2012 6:00am EDT
for both candidates and their spouses. mitt romney and his wife ann were making multiple campaign stops in virginia yesterday. the first lady's event opens to the public at 2:45 this afternoon. >>> people who live in the district today is the last day you can register to vote by mail. applications are available online and at public libraries, firehouses and police stations. anyone who misses today's deadline can still register to vote during early voting and on the election at their polling place. the election is tuesday, november 6th. >>> the top american counterterrorism adviser heads to libya today. john brennan will yet get an update on the investigation into the attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi last month. ambassador chris stevens and three other americans were killed. brenn brennan's trip comes a day before congress holds its first hearing on the attack. a state department official will be among the witnesses to testify before the house oversight committee. he is expected to deny reports the state department ignored requests for additional security in libya in the weeks an
NBC
Oct 9, 2012 11:00am EDT
a common stop for both candidates and their spouses. mitt romney and his wife made multiple stops there yesterday. the first lady's event opens to the public at 2:45 this afternoon. >>> people who live in the district, today is the last day you can register to vote by mail. applications are available online and at public libraries, firehouses and police stations. if you miss the deadline, you can register to vote during early voting. the election is tuesday, november 6th. >>> storm team 4 meteorologist, veronica johnson inside. >> did you feel it? the cold easing up? >> i felt it a little bit. >> just a little bit. >> a little bit. >> i just want it not to be so damp. >> there's something about when it's damp, it gets into your bones. >> the worst combination. >> do we still need rain? >> we are down over seven inches. when it gets cold like this, people don't want the rain. they want it to be dry with a calm wind. we are at 56 degrees right now as you take a look over the potomac. the cloud cover is hanging tough. a mostly cloudy sky. dew point temperature is 48 degrees. the humi
ABC
Oct 10, 2012 4:30am EDT
ÑçÑ >>> thanks for joining us. mitt romney and president obama run for office, they often cross the state on the same day. yesterday both were campaigning in ohio. they are close geographically and may be getting closer in the polls as well. emily schmidt has a look at the swing of support in key state. >> reporter: the prtion election is -- presidential election is less than four weeks away and folks suggesting they can change their mind the candidates must make sure every minute counts. likely ohio viers say 1 in 8 could shift their allegiance. president obama has 41 to 47% lead over romney who had been 7 to 10 points up before the debate. romney gets support from men and obama from women. but the polls shows older voters independent and suburban voters are equally divided. that's a close race having candidates talking ticktock. >> i have been watching the president obama's rallies and they chant four more years four more years i
ABC
Oct 11, 2012 9:00pm EDT
of governor romney's success. >> and jon karl, you covered both these men on capitol hill. they both seemed to bring their own a-games, very different kinds of games and i nope you are also looking at the facts right here. did you see any kind of glaring factual misstatements? >> well, i think there was a lot of back and forth, frankly, it's going to be difficult to untangle. these come from different views on the views of tax cuts, but i've got to tell you something, george. i'm here in what we call spin alley. this is where all the top people for each campaign are going around and giving their take on what the -- what happened in this debate. and it is entirely different than what we saw at the last debate where, if you remember, the romney folks were out in force, talking about what a great debate they had and the obama team came in very briefly and left. in this case, the obama people are out in force, they are thrilled with biden's performance. they like the passion. they are calling him the happy warrior. i just spoke to obama's campaign manager who said this was a clear, decisive win
ABC
Oct 11, 2012 5:30pm EDT
from ryan could boost romney more in the poles. who's the better sales man? tonight it's all about who can better deliver the message. we're also getting some insight from both sides of the aisle and what to expect. as far as paul ryan, he will focus on substance as far as the vice-president he might be scrappy and competitive. we have to see how it plays out. >> where do voters stand? who do they think will take this win tonight? >> reporter: think back to last week. voters had high expectations for president obama. now it seems like the pressure is really on paul ryan. if you take a look at the numbers, 55% said ryan. 39% vice-president joe biden. this is a picture of the vice-president doing a mock debate in delaware. he's been doing one every day since sunday. he is seated where he will sit. the caption is let's get this done. it gives you the feeling here. >> talk about the store mat for this debate and what -- the format for this debate and what issues will be front and center. >> reporter: tonight both candidates will be seated at the table with the moderator between them. the m
NBC
Oct 12, 2012 11:00pm EDT
a vehicle. tontd, both sides are claiming victory in the viesz presidential debate. president obama watched from air force 1. mitt romney was in richmond today. but did the debate swing undecide ds voters? nbc news talked about who they saw as the winner. >> the vice president did? >> why? >> i think he came off as being very strong, emotional. >> vice president biden was being kind of immature with a lot of the skiend of snide sniers and everything. >> the next presidential debate, by the way, set for tuesday in hemstead, new york. right now, plans in the works for a million mup et march on the national mall, november 3rd. in that first presidential debate, romney vowed he will cut funding for public broadcasting: that sparked an online out cry and even a commercial from president obama comparing sesame street to wall street. two men came up with this idea for a rally supporting pbs. they hope to have skits and musical performances featuring the muppets. >> a legal fight brewing over new york city's ban on those super-sized drinks. plus, a new punishment for a high school bully. and we've
NBC
Oct 14, 2012 8:00am EDT
in the first debate. the vice president was so aggressive and over the top in ways both pleasing and offensive to others. that is just not president obama's style, as a politics, as a person. so i think he will find his own way to be aggressive, challenge romney, disqualify romney. i think that's important. he will have to do it in his own style. within the bounds of this format where you have people in the audience who are asking questions that they will try to speak with. >> not only the people but the whole town hall format, does that lend to one strength over another in this case? >> it certainly is tough nor romney. but i think this is tough for the president as well. you have to mold a little bit. you have to connect. on the program this morning, we will go back to 1992 and the signature moments for president clinton when he was governor clinton yb in being able to feel your pain, as the expression goes. where he could identify with the people in the room. i think they both can do that as they talk policy, to also connect. we have seen in romney with an image issue, that is something --
ABC
Oct 12, 2012 1:40am PDT
watches, but really about a cluster, maybe six, eight states will make or break this race. romney made up a lot of ground since last week's debate for sure. >> i don't know if this one will move the needle. both appealed to their base really. joe biden didn't make any fatal flaws. and neither did paul ryan in this one. but, you know let everybody spin it how they want. i looked at six different polls. three gave it to biden. three gave it to paul ryan. >> it's a draw essentially. >> pretty much is a draw. >> again, i know the media's inclination, folk's inclination to pay attention to stylistic issues rather than substantive one -- the water drinking, laughing, grinning, we saw more of joe biden's teeth than his dentist last night. looking at the issues iran taxes, abortion medicare the role of faith, how they govern there are some sharp differences between the two men. i hope people paid attention to that other than the theatrics of the night. >> martha raddatz, our colleague here at abc, i think she did a fantastic job. really just keeping everybody in check. >> martha
ABC
Oct 11, 2012 5:00pm EDT
in kentucky tonight. rebecca cooper is in the newsroom. >> the two men are going to square off on both domestic and foreign policy. campaign officials acknowledge the stakes are high after mitt romney got such a boost thanks to his performance against president obama. it has been -- kentucky also hosted the vice presidential debate in 2000. local residents are offering their opinions. >> joe biden is not going to do very well >> in the washington area, of voters are weighing in on who will win and who they want to win. >> paul ryan is a polarizing peck. >> it is going to be pretty even. >> the many who say they plan to vote said they have no plans to watch tonight's debate. >> i did not think it makes that big of a difference. >> i do not think it will be very interesting. i have a lot of work. >> it does matter what vp did has to say. >> if something were to happen to either man, those guys have to fill the void. they're very important. >> no one has got the correct answer to my trivia question on twitter. center college lobbied hard to land the vp debates. reporting live in the news
NBC
Oct 11, 2012 4:30am EDT
between the two and will cover both foreign and domestic issues. analysts say the pressure is on paul ryan to maintain romney's momentum after last week's debate. joe biden's mission is to get the momentum back. >>> today president obama is taking his campaign to florida. he will travel to miami this afternoon and hold a rally at the university of miami. then this evening, the president will headline a fundraiser at a hotel. the event is expected to raise $1 million for the president's campaign. the president is also speaking out about his own lackluster debate last week in. two interviews last week, he said he had a bad night and that he was too polite. >>> mitt romney is clarifying his stance on abortion. during a campaign stop in ohio, he told reporters he'll be a pro-life president. he also renewed his promise to cut off aid to plan parenthood. earlier this week, romney told "the des moines register" that if elected, he would not pursue abortion related legislation. the obama campaign quickly pounced saying he was hiding his stance on women's issues. >> a new poll by nbc news, marist a
CBS
Oct 9, 2012 7:00pm EDT
industrial supplier. he wants smaller government and is voting for mitt romney. >> i think that is the central question in this election. what is the size, the role, and the scope of government and what is its cost? >> both candidates will be looking for more supporters in this state right up to election day. susan, cbs news, columbus, ohio. >> but don't worry, soon enough the candidates will be back in virginia as well. >>> there's a new report that says pro and antigambling forces are spent more money on their ad campaign that was spent on the entire maryland governor's race. voters will go to the polls in november to decide whether or not they want to expand gambling in the free state. the baltimore sun reports, more than $35 million has been spent so far on that issue alone and that is more money in the total outlay of the martin o'malley, robert ehrlich campaigns in 2006. penn national is fighting a proposal to develop a casino at prince georges county. >>> more problems tonight for the former d.c. council chair, kwame brown. kwame, or should i say, mr. brown has bee
FOX
Oct 11, 2012 10:30pm EDT
was unable to explain the details and defend them among the various proposals. senior adviser to the romney campagin in that joe biden was not able to defend the president's record. both sides making their cases aggressively, and no knockdown, but some very tough uppercuts. >> and that leaves us for a week from matter at the university that could be a game changer. >> absolutely. >> a quick commercial break and we'll come back for a little more analysis >> historically speaking, vice- presidential candidates are there to be attack dogs. and historically speaking, vice presidential debates don't usually sway the election much at all. tonight, you will decide and we will see you next week for the presidential debate. continuing coverage on your late local news on this fox station, analysis continues on fox news channel on cable and satellite, fox news radio and fox news got comp. i will see you tomorrow. 7:00:55-barbarait's too hard... to ee familyya whole lot of family members hurt hurt a five family members.. the young age of the victimm... and how it might havv started
NBC
Oct 10, 2012 7:00am EDT
that mitt romney has largely erased president obama's lead here in the crucial battleground state of ohio, and this morning both campaigns are trying to capture that special energy that exists in a near election and a narrowing race. with the calendar ticking down to november 6th on a crisp ohio night, mitt romney offered an alternative to the obama calls four more years >> i think the right chant ought to be four more weeks, four more weeks, all right. >> reporter: new jersey governor chris christie looked directly into the camera and delivered this blunt message. >> mr. president, you have lived inside 1600 pennsylvania for four years. if you can't change washington from inside the white house, then let's get you the plane ticket back to chicago you've earned! >> reporter: also in ohio, trying to hang on to a slim lead, president obama as a new poll shows romney has trimmed his opponent's advantage to four points. >> i need you fired up. i need you ready to go to vote because we've got some work to do. we've got an election to win. everything that we fought for in 2008 is on the line in
FOX
Oct 11, 2012 7:00am EDT
and the "new york times" show a dead heat in colorado and mitt romney cutting the president's lead in wisconsin in half. fox' dug luzader looks ahead to tonight. >>reporter: both vice presidential candidates are heading into tonight's debate with some new poll numbers. this is our brand new fox news poll. it shows that joe biden and paul ryan are pretty evenly matched within the margin of error as far as their favorability numbers are concerned, but look at the unfavorables. that's where joe biden tonight has some ground to make up. paul ryan arrives in kentucky for his big night, swarmed by supporters. vice president joe biden is scheduled to arrive later today. this one on one between them is getting a lot of buildup because the stakes are so high after last week's obama/romney debate that may have turned this race on its head. president obama still stinging after what was seen as a weak performance told abc's "world news" last night that biden just needs to be himself. >> you know, i think joe just needs to be joe. congressman ryan is a smart and effective speaker, but his ideas are the wro
FOX
Oct 9, 2012 4:25am EDT
announcer ] he says... president obama and i both care about poor and middle-class families. [ female announcer ] but this is what the budget plan mitt romney supports actually does. more huge tax breaks skewed to the wealthy. while cutting nearly eight hundred billion from medicaid... even though middle-class families rely on medicaid to help loved ones cover nursing-home care. and it helps parents support children with disabilities. if mitt romney really "cares," wouldn't we see it in his priorities? >>> some good news no redskins fans. robert griffin iii says he fields good and does not have any dizziness or headache after suffering a mild concussion on sunday. >> team doctors will monitor griffin and if symptoms don't return, he will be able to practice and play this coming sunday. the injury took place with about six minutes to go in the third quarter against the falcons. i'm sure you remember. griffin got nailed by sean weathererspoon. give inlaid on the turf for a while and got himself up, left the game and did not return. >> initially robert came off the field and he knew the
FOX
Oct 9, 2012 9:00am EDT
oday... both candidates return to ohio to sway voters in the swing state. state.president bama s pcheduled to speak at hio state university at 5 o'clock. his republican challenger... mitt romney... is campaigning in akron at 7.it's the last day for residents in hio to register to vote. orroles fans patiencc finally paas off. off. for the second time in two days, the starr offthe late night is worth it.last the day when the orioles last won a playoff game n baltimore. baltimore.joel d. smith is the fans at jimmy's today and - has some more reaction from the players as well... including a reason the orioles should e very confident going intt new york for the rest of the series! o's have won all 3 o's have won all 3 series in new yorr o's have won all 3 serres in new york this yearr!bk buck 3 3 it all comes down to math!! 3915 buck.. the math is,,you have to win 3. . but its one win closer to winning 3. (math 5251 chris davis. wwoever scores more runs is going to win./ (ad lib) live in feels point, joel d. smith, fox 45 morning news. 3 turns out some fast food.. is t
FOX News
Oct 9, 2012 10:00am PDT
points, i mean, if you take it as true -- by the way, both campaigns are doing their own polling, and that's what they'll decide. megyn: and we'll know where we see the president and mitt romney show up. >> and the ads on the, but, yeah, as you get states getting closer, it means you have to start spending in more states. i think both campaigns thought by now it would be down to -- and i agree with ed. look, right now it's essentially five states. romney has to win ohio and florida, he's got to win virginia, north carolina. and and so then he's got to pick up one somewhere along the way. and that's why you're seeing a blocking strategy by obama. i mean, they're in their carpet bombing ohio and virginia, and the president's time because if they can stop him in one of those two states -- megyn: but how much, how much can those ads help, ed? we saw this debate performance which, um, a columnist at the daily beast, andrew sullivan, who's a left-leaning guy although, i don't know, he disputes that, he wrote a column talking about did obama just throw the entire election away. and he s
NBC
Oct 8, 2012 6:00am EDT
for both campaigns 29 days before election day. both are jockeying for the lead. hallie jackson tell us about momentum as reuters polls show romney closing the gap after last week's debate. >> we had a good week last week, a good week this week and a good week after. you take one day at a time. >> for today, mitt romney will focus on foreign policy as he's expected to attack the president for being too weak in the middle east. >> obama has been commander in chief for the last four years. >> romney is coming off what most agree is a strong debate performance against president obama. >> i asked him, for instance, why it was with 23 million americans out of work or struggling to find a good job, he spent the first two years fighting for obama care instead of fighting for them. >> the obama team insists it was not the real mitt romney or the policies. >> this is dishonest. >> not in favor of a $5 trillion tax cut. >> mitt did a superb acting job. he did everything but learn a tap dance. >> the president poked a little fun at himself at an l.a. concert featuring stars like stevie wonder. >>
FOX
Oct 8, 2012 5:00am EDT
. this is the pursuit of perfection. [ female announcer ] he says... president obama and i both care about poor and middle-class families. [ female announcer ] but this is what the budget plan mitt romney supports actually does. more huge tax breaks skewed to the wealthy. while cutting nearly eight hundred billion from medicaid... even though middle-class families rely on medicaid to help loved ones cover nursing-home care. and it helps parents support children with disabilities. if mitt romney really "cares," wouldn't we see it in his priorities? i'm drinking dunkin'. i'm just in love with the flavor. i get mine black. i don't want to take away from that pure taste. so smooth, no bitterness. it's awesome. there's no other taste like it. america runs on dunkin' coffee. >> two, one. >> the dragon capsule blasted off on its way to deliver supplies to the international space station. it is the first privately contracted supply mission to the iss. dragon will stay docked for three weeks. part of the cargo includes chocolate-vanilla swirl ice cream for the astronauts. >> that is what you need on the
FOX
Oct 9, 2012 5:00am EDT
obama and i both care about poor and middle-class families. [ female announcer ] but this is what the budget plan mitt romney supports actually does. more huge tax breaks skewed to the wealthy. while cutting nearly eight hundred billion from medicaid... even though middle-class families rely on medicaid to help loved ones cover nursing-home care. and it helps parents support children with disabilities. if mitt romney really "cares," wouldn't we see it in his priorities? some things won't last 25 years. ah! woof! some things will.
FOX
Oct 9, 2012 9:00am EDT
'm barack obama, and i approve this message. [ female announcer ] he says... president obama and i both care about poor and middle-class families. [ female announcer ] but this is what the budget plan mitt romney supports actually does. more huge tax breaks skewed to the wealthy. while cutting nearly eight hundred billion from medicaid... even though middle-class families rely on medicaid to help loved ones cover nursing-home care. and it helps parents support children with disabilities. if mitt romney really "cares," wouldn't we see it in his priorities? >>> 9:40. a split that has shocked many. danny devito and rea pearlman are going their separate ways. they've been married 30 years and have three grown children. it's unclear why they're separating. sorry to hear that. >> me, too. >>> ben aflack gives his kids a lesson in manners after hitting a parked car. >> he was out with his family saturday when he sideswiped a car and knocked the mirror off. he left a note on the car for the owner. it read, hi, knocked off the mirror of your car. very sorry. will cover everything. ben. >> who took th
MSNBC
Oct 9, 2012 2:00am PDT
romney's plan is to let wall street run wild again but he's going to bring the hammer down on sesame street. >> the president has no new ideas. >> both vice-presidential candidates are practicing for thursday's debate. paul ryan is in florida after studying after four days in a woodsy virginia camp. vice president biden is at home in delaware focusing on ryan's speeches and his budget. >>> national hospital is reporting yet another death from the meningitis outbreak. if confirmed, it would be the fifth deadly case in tennessee. that is the ninth nationally. at least 105 people in nine states from minnesota to florida have been affected. the cdc now believes 13,000 people in 23 states may have received the steroid injection that's are tied to the outbreak. and while many are believed not to be at risk, those who got the shot between late june and september are being urged to get checked. >>> for the very first time, we are hearing from jerry sandusky ahead of the sentencing this morning on 45 counts of child sexual assault. the former penn state assistant football coach was convicted
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